Tag Archives: Of Monsters and Men

Friday on My Mind: KEXP’s Most Viewed In-Studio Sessions

It’s time for another Friday on My Mind post. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. KEXP hosts hundreds of in-studios performances from both established and up and coming musicians every year, which has added up to thousands of performances in our cache. Our amazing content team has captured many ofRead more...

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Event Spotlight: KEXP Live at SXSW

Once again, KEXP will return to Austin, Texas March 14-16 for 2012′s rendition of the South by Southwest Music Conference. Every year, SXSW features dozens upon dozens of up-and-coming bands and artists that are blowing up on the scene (the lineup this year is absolutely spectacular). And for the second year in a row, KEXPRead more...

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KEXP Spring Membership Drive: Discover. Play. Repeat.

The summer I turned 16, I spent many afternoons driving aimlessly, just happy to be behind the wheel. I’d often end up at Twist & Shout, a record store near downtown Denver, where I’d wander between listening stations for hours. Drive. Listen. Repeat. At the record store, I’d rifle through the FREE bin, searching forRead more...

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New Video: Of Monsters and Men’s “Little Talks”

As of yet, the only videos available for the skyrocketing Icelandic band Of Monsters and Men has been a few live videos (mostly recorded by KEXP!). Today, they debuted the long-awaited official video for their hit “Little Talks.” Of Monsters and Men make their own mythology with this epic, gorgeously animated musical odyssey. Check itRead more...

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Out This Week 12/20

It’d be hard for us to say too many great things about Icelandic band Of Monsters and Men, though we’ve certainly tried (see here, here, and way back here). Their head-turning 2010 single “Little Talks” was enough to get them, er, talked about worldwide, and now fans everywhere are clamoring for a new album, whichRead more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Cheryl Waters

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th,Read more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th,Read more...

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Live Video: KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Day 2

Our second day broadcasting at the KEX Hostel in Reykjavik during Iceland Airwaves ’11 was another huge success. We almost felt guilty bringing five more performances from some of the very best and most popular artists Iceland has to offer -- Jóhann Jóhannsson, who started off the day, is a world renowned composer, producer arrangerRead more...

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Live Video: Of Monsters and Men at Iceland Airwaves

Easily the most buzzed about band during Iceland Airwaves this year (not counting Björk’s amazing performance of Biophilia), Iceland’s Of Monsters and Men are poised to the next international cross-over stars! The six piece indie-folk group immediately bring to mind other acts like Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, The Head and the Heart andRead more...

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KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Thursday: Of Monsters and Men

Poised to blow worldwide, Iceland’s Of Monsters and Men were the talk of this year’s Iceland Airwaves festival. Singer/guitarists Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir and Raggi þórhallsson, drummer Arnar Rósenkranz Hilmarsson, and guitarist Brynjar Leifsson have been making waves in the international music scene since their 2010 win of Músiktilraunir, Iceland’s national battle of the bands. AlthoughRead more...

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